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Child Victims Act

Denial, More Than Anything, Is Hindering Progress For Victims Of Child Sexual Abuse

Nikki DuBose | Posted 07.20.2016 | Politics
Nikki DuBose

If money is one hell of a drug, then denial is one of the biggest drug dealers in the world. And no group understands that truth better than survivors of child sexual abuse. While survivors, advocates and some lawmakers have fought hard to bring justice, there's been little progress made; if anything, we've been forced to take giant steps backwards

Child Sex Abuse Victims to Walk Brooklyn Bridge

Courtney M. Soliday | Posted 05.22.2016 | New York
Courtney M. Soliday

Child Sex Abuse advocates and survivors are preparing for the upcoming WALK FOR A WINDOW on Sunday, June 5th. 'WALK FOR A WINDOW' is a tri-state unity...

Hollywood vs. 'New York Child Victims Act'

Courtney M. Soliday | Posted 05.12.2016 | Entertainment
Courtney M. Soliday

Child sex abuse, the patterns of their predators, and all that jazz has been quite a topic of discussion. Like New York weather, the 2016 legislative ...

Child Abusers Shouldn't Be Able to Run Out the Clock

Ariel Zwang | Posted 06.22.2015 | Impact
Ariel Zwang

Kathy's counselor helped her realize that the trauma of her childhood sexual abuse had resurfaced because she was now bringing her own child into the world. With therapy, Kathy was able to come to terms with the abuse and finally begin to heal.

The Prelate and The Dirty Pol (Vito Lopez and Nicholas DiMarzio): Thick as Thieves

Michele Somerville | Posted 11.17.2012 | Religion
Michele Somerville

No, Vito did not slide his hands up their thighs, as he did with young women in his offices, but he has been credibly accused of using Catholic priests to electioneer on his behalf in senior citizens operations..

The Child Victims Act: Justice Requires More Time

Michele Somerville | Posted 08.19.2012 | Religion
Michele Somerville

I agonized over what I felt about the Child Victims Act. Why wouldn't I, a teacher and mother of three, not leap to support legislation (against which the Roman Catholic Church in New York is currently lobbying hard) that protects the victims of child abuse? Because I did have reservations.